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On this page we can put all of the 2021 EOY reports when they get issued.

Billboard's U.S.A. 2021 EOY charts can be found here:

https://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/
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Ireland:

Singles:
https://www.officialcharts.com/charts/end-of-year-singles-chart/

Albums:
https://www.officialcharts.com/charts/end-of-year-artist-albums-chart/
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I was informed this morning that the ARIA Top 100 EOY listings will be out on Thursday of this week (13th of Jan.)
None of the ARIA links seem to be working for me
It appears they were up for less than 12 hours before being removed... anyway here's an archive of it until ARIA re-enables it: https://web.archive.org/web/20220111135056/https://www.aria.com.au/charts/2021/singles-chart
The EOY ARIA reports are supposed to be revealed on Thursday the 13th, 2022, so someone must have posted them a day earlier, and then took them down later today.
I've added the ARIA Top Singles of 2021 list to my site.

Hear all the tracks here - https://www.top100singles.net/2022/01/aria-top-singles-of-2021.html#show


47 songs from 2021… right…
I counted even less, Naters - just 41. And only 14% of the chart features Aussie singles.

There are now 20 singles that have made three or more ARIA EOY charts, with Perfect becoming the first to achieve the feat fives times. :O

TITLEARTIST20142015201620172018201920202021Total
Uptown FunkMark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars29194xxxxx3
Say You Won't Let GoJames Arthur--2245xx97734
Shape of YouEd Sheeran---12575x914
PerfectEd Sheeran---435870525
RockstarPost Malone feat. 21 Savage---161280xx3
I Fall ApartPost Malone---73683xx3
Youngblood5 Seconds of Summer----13072814
Lucid DreamsJuice Wrld----389184x3
Be AlrightDean Lewis----42767804
EastsideBenny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid----101277x3
ShotgunGeorge Ezra----922100x3
Sicko ModeTravis Scott----482586x3
ShallowLady Gaga & Bradley Cooper----53961694
SunflowerPost Malone & Swae Lee----85447674
Someone You LovedLewis Capaldi-----513293
Bad GuyBillie Eilish-----322923
Dance MonkeyTones and I-----24373
CirclesPost Malone-----207663
Ride ItRegard-----4918903
MemoriesMaroon 5-----5121983

As of 9:10AM this morning, the ARIA 2021 EOY charts are available.

https://www.aria.com.au/charts/annual-charts
As of 9:10AM this morning, the ARIA 2021 EOY charts are available.

https://www.aria.com.au/charts/annual-charts
I'll see one better, only 31 2021 tracks in there and that's being lenient on the technically credited "WITHOUT YOU" remix, and 5 of them are just remakes.

That being said, I suspect "Woman" would've made the cut if our charts actually functioned correctly, though so would "The Thrill", and that would call to question what proper hits even are.
On a similar note to Hijinx's post, there are only 23 albums released in 2021 within the Top 100 for the past year. While there are 21 from 2020 and 12 from 2019 and 8 issued in 2018. Also 43 of the albums have been on the EOY charts for 2021, 2020 and 2019.
Here's all the Top 20 singles that entered the ARIA Top 100 between November, 2020 and October, 2021 but didn't make the 2021 EOY list...

TITLEARTISTENTRY.DATEHP
All I Want for Christmas is You [Re-Entry]Mariah Carey30/11/20201
Last Christmas [Re-Entry]Wham!07/12/20202
Girls Want GirlsDrake feat. Lil Baby13/09/20212
Visiting HoursEd Sheeran30/08/20213
Fair TradeDrake feat. Travis Scott13/09/20213
HurricaneKanye West06/09/20214
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas [Re-Entry]Michael Buble07/12/20205
JailKanye West06/09/20215
Santa Tell Me [Re-Entry]Ariana Grande07/12/20206
ButterBTS31/05/20216
Permission to DanceBTS19/07/20216
Champagne PoetryDrake13/09/20216
MonsterShawn Mendes & Justin Bieber30/11/20207
What's NextDrake15/03/20217
Way 2 SexyDrake feat. Future & Young Thug13/09/20217
That's What I WantLil Nas X27/09/20217
My UniverseColdplay & BTS04/10/20217
Not SoberThe Kid Laroi feat. Polo G & Stunna Gambino02/08/20218
Papi's HomeDrake13/09/20218
Meet Me at Our SpotThe Anxiety [Willow & Tyler Cole]20/09/20218
Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)CKay27/09/20218
Your PowerBillie Eilish10/05/20219
Take My BreathThe Weeknd16/08/20219
Off the GridKanye West06/09/20219
LonelyJustin Bieber & Benny Blanco26/10/202011
GhostJustin Bieber29/03/202111
My LifeJ. Cole feat. 21 Savage & Morray24/05/202111
You RightDoja Cat & The Weeknd05/07/202111
Champagne ProblemsTaylor Swift21/12/202012
BrutalOlivia Rodrigo31/05/202112
Love AllDrake feat. Jay-Z13/09/202112
WonderShawn Mendes12/10/202013
PrisonerMiley Cyrus feat. Dua Lipa30/11/202013
Favorite CrimeOlivia Rodrigo14/06/202113
Praise GodKanye West06/09/202113
Knife TalkDrake feat. 21 Savage & Project Pat13/09/202113
Forever After AllLuke Combs02/11/202014
AmariJ. Cole24/05/202114
Enough for YouOlivia Rodrigo31/05/202114
Solar PowerLorde21/06/202114
In the BibleDrake feat. Lil Durk & Giveon13/09/202114
Wants and NeedsDrake feat. Lil Baby15/03/202115
Pride is the DevilJ. Cole feat. Lil Baby24/05/202115
HappierOlivia Rodrigo31/05/202115
I Wanna Be Your SlaveManeskin05/07/202115
MoonKanye West06/09/202115
No Body, No CrimeTaylor Swift feat. Haim21/12/202016
NDABillie Eilish19/07/202116
RumorsLizzo feat. Cardi B23/08/202116
WomanDoja Cat06/09/202116
TSUDrake13/09/202116
Believe What I SayKanye West06/09/202117
DryRancid Eddie04/10/202117
1 Step Forward, 3 Steps BackOlivia Rodrigo31/05/202118
Lost CauseBillie Eilish14/06/202118
No Friends in the IndustryDrake13/09/202118
MotiveAriana Grande & Doja Cat09/11/202019
Do They Know it's Christmas? [Re-Entry]Band Aid14/12/202019
Mr. Perfectly Fine (Taylor's Version)Taylor Swift19/04/202119
Motley CrewPost Malone19/07/202119
JonahKanye West06/09/202119
N 2 DeepDrake feat. Future13/09/202119
InterludeJ. Cole17/05/202120
God BreathedKanye West06/09/202120


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I think the biggest shame about the albums list is how much arbitrary landfill it's got. Like, does ARIA even question the fact that a random live Coldplay album is supposedly one of the biggest albums of the year, or how Lewis Capaldi's 3 year old album is the 31st biggest album of 2021 because people liked 4 songs on it back in 2019. I'd at least like some way of knowing what songs count to what albums because as it stands, you can't parse anything from it.
Since I made these 2 tables last year, I'm updating them

These are the positions of the songs on the Australian artist singles EOY over the years. For years where the song didn't chart, I've put '●' if the song existed and '-' if it was before its release.

201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021TitleArtist
-----------1StayThe Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber
----------2WITHOUT YOUThe Kid Laroi with Miley Cyrus
---------3Astronaut In The OceanMasked Wolf
----------4Fly AwayTones and I
----------255So DoneThe Kid Laroi
---------116Dance MonkeyTones and I
-----------7Missing PieceVance Joy
----------8Booster SeatSpacey Jane
----------199One Too ManyKeith Urban & P!nk
--------510This CitySam Fischer
-----------11DreamsJolyon Petch
--------22612Be AlrightDean Lewis
--------13713Youngblood5 Seconds Of Summer
----------14Send It!Hooligan Hefs
-----------15Love Songs Ain't for UsAmy Shark Feat. Keith Urban
34481816Khe SanhCold Chisel
17My HappinessPowderfinger
-----------18What Other People SaySam Fischer & Demi Lovato
-------19Love TonightShouse
-----50920The Less I Know the BetterTame Impala
444338343121The Nosebleed SectionHilltop Hoods
-----------22Cloudy DayTones and I
-153445482623Somebody That I Used To KnowGotye Feat. Kimbra
47432423322024The HorsesDaryl Braithwaite
4842432725You Shook Me All Night LongAC/DC
-----------26Falling UpDean Lewis
------213202127WavesDean Lewis
--------32111428ConfidenceOcean Alley
------512252823291955Hilltop Hoods Feat. Montaigne & Tom Thum
31322627443230ThunderstruckAC/DC
----------31The DifferenceFlume Feat. Toro y Moi
---------51032ChoirGuy Sebastian
---------7233Never Seen the RainTones and I
---------19334Rushing BackFlume Feat. Vera Blue
----------2235GOThe Kid Laroi Feat. Juice WRLD
71335434036Big Jet PlaneAngus & Julia Stone
4728474437Never Tear Us ApartINXS
----1063749363038Cosby SweaterHilltop Hoods
----------39F*ck You, GoodbyeThe Kid Laroi Feat. Machine Gun Kelly
----------1340Everybody RiseAmy Shark
41Back In BlackAC/DC
----------42Always DoThe Kid Laroi
---------443Live In LifeThe Rubens
44April Sun In CubaDragon
4636505045Highway To HellAC/DC
-----------46I Guess I'm In LoveClinton Kane
---------1647RobberyLime Cordiale
-------289293448ChateauAngus & Julia Stone
----------1249I'm Good?Hilltop Hoods
-----2112450Cheap ThrillsSia

There are only 8 songs released in 2021 I believe My Happiness' giant climb is somewhat because ARIA weren't tracking it properly until mid-2020, but it also has genuinely climbed a lot (it was almost never in the Spotify weekly top 200 until mid-2020, but has been there almost every week since September 2020). These are the songs from last year's EOY that did not remain:

20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020TitleArtist
----------8Bad ChildTones and I
----------11TogetherSia
---------1015Exit SignHilltop Hoods Feat. Illy & Ecca Vandal
----------17Standing With YouGuy Sebastian
---------24GermanNo Money Enterprise
---------28Heavy HeartedThe Jungle Giants
---------29BOSSDay1
---------1633PainkillerRuel
---113252817161835God Loves You When You're Dancing EP / RiptideVance Joy
---------36CharlieMallrat
----------37Two Of UsBirds Of Tokyo
--------838Leave Me LonelyHilltop Hoods
-------194639Let Me Down EasyGang Of Youths
---------1541Teeth5 Seconds Of Summer
------19333942Never Be Like YouFlume Feat. Kai
---------443Johnny Run AwayTones and I
----------44Love SongsDaryl Braithwaite
----------45Old Me5 Seconds Of Summer
----------46DivaThe Kid LAROI Feat. Lil Tecca
--------47Slow Dancing In The DarkJoji
----------48EnergyStace Cadet & KLP
---------1249Good LordBirds Of Tokyo

Riptide is obviously due to ARIA not tracking it (it's #8 on Spotify's equivalent EOY and does even better on Apple Music), and similarly, it's safe to say Run To Paradise (#20 by Spotify) is missing, as is Walking On A Dream (it's on the ARIA dance EOY, 1 spot ahead of The Difference, but somehow only being tracked there). To Her Door, Down Under (the original), Flame Trees, Eshays and Eagle Rock also appear on Spotify's EOY but not necessarily high enough to know if they should be in the ARIA list or not.

And here's the same for the dance singles EOY (which was a top 100 in 2015-2019 and a top 50 before and after):

2009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021TitleArtist
-----------1Heat WavesGlass Animals
-----------2The BusinessTiësto
-----------3Goosebumps (Remix)Travis Scott & HVME
------------4FridayRiton x Nightcrawlers Feat. Mufasa & Hypeman
-----------35Head & HeartJoel Corry & MNEK
------------6BEDJoel Corry, RAYE & David Guetta
-----------7ParadiseMeduza Feat. Dermot Kennedy
----------18RosesSAINt JHN
-----------319Lasting LoverSigala & James Arthur
------------10DreamsJolyon Petch
----------5211Ride ItRegard
-----------12Looking for MePaul Woolford Feat. Kareen Lomax
-------11019151713CloserThe Chainsmokers Feat. Halsey
--------14Love TonightShouse
----12851517724271815Wake Me UpAvicii
616MemoriesDavid Guetta
8560451917Walking On A DreamEmpire Of The Sun
-----------3518The DifferenceFlume Feat. Toro y Moi
1124670799290642819I Gotta FeelingThe Black Eyed Peas
----------14420Rushing BackFlume Feat. Vera Blue
----------521Pump It UpEndor
--12224222Feel So CloseCalvin Harris
----------2823One Thing RightMarshmello Feat. Kane Brown
-----------724Be KindMarshmello Feat. Halsey
-----------1025Lose SomebodyKygo & OneRepublic
----------91326Higher LoveKygo & Whitney Houston
--------94212227SilenceMarshmello x Khalid
--------531528BodyLoud Luxury
--4191743394841403329TitaniumDavid Guetta Feat. Sia
-----------1230SecretsRegard
------------31Heartbreak AnthemGalantis, David Guetta & Little Mix
-----6908932The NightsAvicii
------52528473033Cheap ThrillsSia
----------1934Piece Of Your HeartMeduZa Feat. Goodboys
---------1222335These DaysRudimental Feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen
------33255882573236You Were RightRUFUS DU SOL
154037Just DanceLady Gaga Feat. Colby O'Donis
31489986614038Tik TokKe$ha
----------639Purple HatSofi Tukker
------------40YouRegard x Troye Sivan x Tate McRae
-------371470634441Love$ickMura Masa Feat. A$ap Rocky
----612627793998842TimberPitbull Feat. Ke$ha
-----9749443SummerCalvin Harris
-------41627292044Never Be Like YouFlume Feat. Kai
-----------45I Miss UJax Jones Feat. Au/Ra
------------46Do It To ItAcraze Feat. Cherish
---113817396938147Don't You Worry ChildSwedish House Mafia Feat. John Martin
-----------2648EnergyStace Cadet & KLP
------44155081674549All My FriendsSnakehips Feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper
------------50Out OutJoel Corry, Jax Jones, Charli XCX, Feat. Saweetie

Heat Waves 'should' have made it last year but ARIA only decided to call it a dance song in February 2021. Memories is partly because of its 2021 remix, but it's a strange case because neither version has ever been in the weekly Spotify chart - I can only assume they're both doing enough numbers below #200 to be there combined. Just Dance was #1 of 2008 but an extra column for just that would take too much space These are the ones that have gone:

200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020TitleArtist
----------11Turn Me OnRiton x Oliver Heldens Feat. Vula
-----------14The ReaperThe Chainsmokers Feat. Amy Shark
----------16SorryJoel Corry
----------6621LonelyDiplo & Jonas Brothers
----------24HeartlessDiplo Feat. Morgan Wallen
-----------25Look Into My EyesBrando
---------21927One KissCalvin Harris & Dua Lipa
---------7029Get You To The MoonKina Feat. Snøw
----------1634Call You MineThe Chainsmokers & Bebe Rexha
---------151736Just FriendsHayden James Feat. Boy Matthews
----------3637Solid GoldPnau Feat. Kira Divine & Marques Toliver
----------2038Takeaway [The Remixes]The Chainsmokers & Illenium Feat. Lennon Stella
---------982339Losing ItFisher
---------81041PromisesCalvin Harris & Sam Smith
---------161143In My MindDynoro
---------171846Fire/ReprisalPeking Duk
------102163746947Ocean DriveDuke Dumont
-----------48LonelyJoel Corry
6652437649CrazyGnarls Barkley
----------50Used To LoveMartin Garrix Feat. Dean Lewis

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Lewis Capaldi's album is sitting at #29 on this week's Spotify albums chart. Claiming that it's high on the 2021 EOY chart just because people liked 4 songs of it in 2019 is wrong then. People are still streaming the album in 2022.

As for Coldplay's live album, it's ridiculous to see it chart well week after week as streams probably come from studio versions of their hits. However, I wouldn't be surprised if Warner requested it to chart. They probably prefer seeing one album of them constantly chart in the Top 100 rather than all of Coldplay's albums missing the Top 100.

The real flaw in the albums chart is the 2 track rule which really prevent fresh releases from staying high after the first big week. That's why such old releases like Divide or 1989 keep charting ridiculously high for so many weeks.
That's not my point. My point is that the ARIA position, much like that Spotify position, is 95% garnered by 4 songs but the chart longevity creates the illusion of an album that's listened to all the way through (which to some extent it is, but it's greatly exaggerated). I'd argue Divide rightly does earn that position from being popular through and through even if a large chunk is 6 tracks of it.
When people were buying an album before the streaming era, did they listen to the entire album?


Point made, but I still think fundamentally you have to jump through a lot of logic hoops to make sense of the album chart and the unspoken arbitrary assignment of tracks (which has been prone to shift without warning) is a huge hurdle that makes the initial standings (outside of week to week movement) arbitrary.
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The Irish Year-End posted here isnt the same from OCC website

fixed xchartb0y, thanks for letting us know.


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